First off, ADRA op shop. They're currently having a sale on clothing, but their signage was confusing. Either all clothing is $2, or just some. In any case, the clothes I liked weren't in the right size, so I didn't bother asking for clarification on the pricing. There were some nice pieces there, so I was a bit bummed that they were all made for smaller, shorter women than I. Ah well, you win some, you lose some. (On a side note: Gina - ties are only 50c here!) There was a VERY cute teapot, sugar and creamer set shaped like a striped black & white cat in their window, but I resisted as it was just a wee bit too cutesy for me.
On then to Rotary Clothesline. Absolutely nothing stood out here for me, so off I went.
At my last stop, Vinnies in Whitehorse Road, I found two pieces of clothing - a woolly top on sale for $3 and a pair of David Lawrence cord jeans for $12.
I spotted some glasses in this shop that I really liked. But at $5 and $10 each per glass, I thought "Nope", and just bought the clothing. I walked back to my car, got in, and sat there for a while having an internal conversation with myself...
"Those glasses were really nice. I've never seen ones just like those before."
"They're too expensive. You don't need them and you have nowhere to put them."
"But I can always make room. And this could be an early birthday present to myself."
"Sigh. Why don't you think about them and then come back if you really want them?"
"But the only free time I'll have to come back will be next week, and someone else might have bought them by then."
"Well, OK then, but I'm not happy about this."
So get them I did! And here they are in all their glory. I'll need to give them a good wash and find somewhere to put them, which will probably involve a little bit of a reshuffle of my kitchen.
These firework type ones were $5 each, and there was a set of 6. (So $30 for this set.)
And these leaf type ones were $10 each, and there were 5 there. (So $50 all up.)
So the grand total of purchases from this shop ended up at $95. I'm certain that this is a new record for me!